A student just said “count sheep” to me, and I realized (bemerken)… this is EXACTLY the same in English and German. There was a cute (suess) advertisement (Werbung) in America when I was young from a mattress company (Matrazenmarke).
The sheep were sad because the bed was so comfortable (bequem). You can watch it here. There are many others as well, like this one.
Do you know any other sayings (sprichworter) that are the same in English and German?